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Felicia Lester, MD, MPH

Title(s)Associate Professor, Ob/Gyn, Reproductive Sciences
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Phone415-885-7788
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    University of California, San FranciscoM.D.2005 Medicine
    University of California, San FranciscoM.S.2003 Medicine
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2018Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training

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    1. El Ayadi AM, Barageine JK, Miller S, Byamugisha J, Nalubwama H, Obore S, Korn A, Sukumar S, Kakaire O, Mwanje H, Lester F, Turan JM. Women's experiences of fistula-related stigma in Uganda: a conceptual framework to inform stigma-reduction interventions. Cult Health Sex. 2020 Mar; 22(3):352-367. PMID: 31035913.
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    2. El Ayadi AM, Barageine J, Korn A, Kakaire O, Turan J, Obore S, Byamugisha J, Lester F, Nalubwama H, Mwanje H, Tripathi V, Miller S. Trajectories of women's physical and psychosocial health following obstetric fistula repair in Uganda: a longitudinal study. Trop Med Int Health. 2019 01; 24(1):53-64. PMID: 30372572.
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    3. Averbach S, Kakaire O, McDiehl R, Dehlendorf C, Lester F, Steinauer J. The effect of immediate postpartum levonorgestrel contraceptive implant use on breastfeeding and infant growth: a randomized controlled trial. Contraception. 2019 02; 99(2):87-93. PMID: 30408456.
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    4. RP McDiehl, O Kakaire, F Lester, J Steinauer, S Averbach. The effect of immediate postpartum levonorgestrel implant use on breastfeeding and infant outcomes among women in Kampala, Uganda. Contraception. 2017 Oct 1; 96(4):268.
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    5. El Ayadi A, Nalubwama H, Barageine J, Neilands TB, Obore S, Byamugisha J, Kakaire O, Mwanje H, Korn A, Lester F, Miller S. Development and preliminary validation of a post-fistula repair reintegration instrument among Ugandan women. Reprod Health. 2017 Sep 02; 14(1):109. PMID: 28865473.
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    6. Averbach S, Kakaire O, Kayiga H, Lester F, Sokoloff A, Byamugisha J, Dehlendorf C, Steinauer J. Immediate versus delayed postpartum use of levonorgestrel contraceptive implants: a randomized controlled trial in Uganda. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017 11; 217(5):568.e1-568.e7. PMID: 28610898.
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    7. Lester F, Kakaire O, Byamugisha J, Averbach S, Fortin J, Maurer R, Goldberg A. Intracesarean insertion of the Copper T380A versus 6 weeks postcesarean: a randomized clinical trial. Contraception. 2015 Mar; 91(3):198-203. PMID: 25499587.
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    8. Autry AM, Knight S, Lester F, Dubowitz G, Byamugisha J, Nsubuga Y, Muyingo M, Korn A. Teaching surgical skills using video internet communication in a resource-limited setting. Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Jul; 122(1):127-31. PMID: 23743458.
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    9. A. Stenson, F. Lester, J. Morris, C. Meyer Brody, J. Vargas, E. Butrick, S. Miller. O396 IMPACT OF APPLIER STRENGTH AND PATIENT BMI ON PRESSURE GENERATED BY THE NON-PNEUMATIC ANTI-SHOCK GARMENT (NASG). International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics. 2012 Oct 1; 119:s401-s401.
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    10. F. Lester, S. Averbach, J. Fortin, J. Byamugisha, A. Goldberg, O. Kakaire. M143 ACCEPTABILITY OF THE IUD AMONG WOMEN WHO OPTED OUT OF A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL OF INTRACESAREAN INSERTION OF THE COPPER-T 380A IN KAMPALA, UGANDA. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics. 2012 Oct 1; 119:s578-s579.
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    11. F. Lester, O. Kakaire, J. Byamugisha, J. Fortin, S. Averbach, R. Maurer, A. Goldberg. O397 INTRACESAREAN INSERTION OF THE COPPER T 380A VS 6-WEEK POST-CESAREAN INSERTION: AN RCT. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics. 2012 Oct 1; 119:s401-s401.
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    12. S. Averbach, F. Lester, J. Fortin, J. Byamugisha, A. Goldberg, O. Kakaire. Acceptability of the IUD among women who opted out of a randomized controlled trial of intracesarean insertion of the copper-T 380A in Kampala, Uganda. Contraception. 2012 Sep 1; 86(3):318.
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    13. Felicia Lester, Amy Stenson, Carinne Meyer, Jessica Morris, Juan Vargas, Suellen Mille. Impact of the Non-Pneumatic Antishock Garment on Pelvic Blood Flow in Healthy Postpartum Women. Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey. 2011 Sep 1; 66(9):539-541.
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    14. Lester FC, Farmer DL, Rabban JT, Chen LM. Radical trachelectomy for clear cell carcinoma of the cervix in a 6-year old: a case report, review, and description of the surgical technique. J Pediatr Surg. 2010 Aug; 45(8):E1-5. PMID: 20713196.
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    15. Miller S, Turan JM, Dau K, Fathalla M, Mourad M, Sutherland T, Hamza S, Lester F, Gibson EB, Gipson R, Nada K, Hensleigh P. Use of the non-pneumatic anti-shock garment (NASG) to reduce blood loss and time to recovery from shock for women with obstetric haemorrhage in Egypt. Glob Public Health. 2007; 2(2):110-24. PMID: 19280394.
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    16. Miller S, Hamza S, Bray EH, Lester F, Nada K, Gibson R, Fathalla M, Mourad M, Fathy A, Turan JM, Dau KQ, Nasshar I, Elshair I, Hensleigh P. First aid for obstetric haemorrhage: the pilot study of the non-pneumatic anti-shock garment in Egypt. BJOG. 2006 Apr; 113(4):424-9. PMID: 16553654.
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    17. Miller S, Lester F, Webster M, Cowan B. Obstetric fistula: a preventable tragedy. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2005 Jul-Aug; 50(4):286-94. PMID: 15973264.
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    18. Miller S, Lester F, Hensleigh P. Prevention and treatment of postpartum hemorrhage: new advances for low-resource settings. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2004 Jul-Aug; 49(4):283-92. PMID: 15236707.
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